Fragrance free Body MOISTURISERS & OILS
Oils provide the skin with instant softness and smoothness but more than that, they're packed with essential nutrients, fatty acids, and antioxidants. They form a protective layer for skin cells and do their fair share of repairing and protecting the skin barrier, which helps the skin to absorb your other skincare products more effectively.
Moisturisers may be called by several different terms such as ointments, creams or lotions. All of these products are mixtures of lipid (fat) and water. The components of any moisturiser can broadly be broken down into the following three categories:
Used to draw in external water and draw-up internal water from the deeper layers of the skin and bind it in the upper layers of the skin (the Stratum Corneum) in order to keep it plump and hydrated.
In addition moisturisers may contain one or both of the following types of ingredients:
These ingredients provide a seal across the top of the skin in order to reduce water loss through evaporation (trans-epidermal water loss or TEWL).
Used to soften and smooth the skin surface.
A biologically active ingredient included within a skincare product in order to target a specific skin care need such as; excessive dryness/ oiliness, sun damage, dullness, uneven skin tone etc. Some common actives include:
An ingredient included within a skincare product with the specific purpose of protecting the skin from damage which may be caused by exposure to sunlight. Some common sun protection ingredients include: